When Louis decided to sell the tickets for his next tour directly through his website, preventing scalping was a big motivating factor. He warned people that if they try to sell tickets above the original price, they'd be deactivated. And it has worked. He told Laughspin:
I’m doing 67 shows on this tour and we’ve sold 135,600 tickets to those shows after one week on sale.
In addition to the tour, I’m doing two shows in one city that are on sale through traditional ticketing.*
So as a comparison…
There are 1100 tickets available on stubhub alone for those two traditionally ticketed shows out of 4,400 available ( Almost exactly [...]